CHANGES FOR 2019

Added Category:

2D Mixed Media

  • This category applies to any work that contains more than THREE visible media such as watercolor, India ink, and chalk, or oil paints and sand, or oil pastels and tempera paint, etc., where all media remain on one flat surface (2D).
  • Mixed media entries should NOT fit into any other category.
  • Entries may be on paper, board or canvas, or any surface that does not exceed 32 x 32 inches.

Revised Category:

3D Mixed Media

  • This category applies to any work that contains more than THREE visible media where any element is lifted from the flat surface (3D).
  • Mixed media entries should NOT fit into any other category.
  • Entries may be on paper, board or canvas, or any surface that does not exceed 32 x 32 inches.

Revised Category:

Drawing – Black and White is now:

MONOCHROMATIC DRAWING

  • Monochromatic drawing is done in only one color.
  • The student may use one or several of the following:
    • Pencil – graphite or colored only
    • Charcoal – sticks or pencils
    • Wash drawing (painting with diluted ink)
    • Ink – black or colored (pens, calligraphy or felt tip)
    • Pastels – soft, oil, pastel pencils or chalk, or conte crayons
    • Markers – washable or permanent
    • Another drawing medium not listed above
  • Charcoal drawings must be sealed with a protective spray or be covered with clear acetate. (Caution: When using spray fixative, be sure to follow manufacturer’s instructions on the label for safe use.)

PHOTOGRAPHY

This category will now be broken into three divisions:

  • STILL LIFE: The photograph may be color or black and white of a still life, macro photography, or design.
  • LANDSCAPE AND ARCHITECTURE: The photograph may be color or black and white of landscape or architecture.
  • PEOPLE AND ANIMAL: The photograph may be color or black and white of people or animals.

Painting Categories:

This is the new breakdown for painting categories:

Painting Category

  • Oil
  • Acrylic
  • Water Color